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Deloitte

Manager, Accounting and Financial Reporting (32483)

Branch Manager

Manager

Yearly

No

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Manager, Accounting and Financial Reporting

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Sales Excellence, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

Work you'll do

The Manager will bring an agile, innovative, and entrepreneurial mindset that will enable them to partner with senior management in the business and/or enabling areas (EA). They will work with a team of finance professionals focused on delivering all day-to-day accounting and controllership activities for their respective business or EA. The Manager will ensure that timely, accurate, and insightful financial information is provided to the appropriate business or EA stakeholders. To accomplish this, the Manager may also collaborate with Deloitte's Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, our Engagement Financial Advisor (EFA) organization, Global Finance Services (GFS), and other teams within the CAO's organization.

About the Team

Deloitte's Controllership function within its Finance & Administration organization provides stewardship over the US firms' assets by monitoring business transactions and setting accounting policy that results in accurate and reliable financial statements. Controllership is a dynamic, highly-collaborative group focused on overseeing and supporting the financial health of the U.S. member firm and each of its functional subsidiaries.

Job Responsibilities

Organizational and financial accounting activities

  • Accounting Policy, Risk and Controls
    • Coordinate within the team to act as a steward for the business, ensuring process controls are operating properly to maintain data integrity and financial information is reliable
    • Understand and interpret the financial data to provide valuable insights that will help to anticipate and reduce risk (market, operational or credit-related risks), enhance financial integrity, and strengthen the overall financial health of the firm
    • Work with business stakeholders and EFAs to review and evaluate accounting transactions are consistent with respective policies
    • Escalate any risk, deviation, or issues with respect to policy and/or controls to Controllership leaders
    • Review and approve journal entries for transactions as policy guidelines
    • Assist in protecting assets by monitoring and enforcing policy and internal controls
  • Financial Close and Reporting
    • Drive period, quarter and year-end close process, ensuring compliance with appropriate policy and accuracy of financial information for both external reporting and internal management reporting
    • Work with Finance Business Partners (FBPs), EFAs, and business stakeholders to review and take appropriate actions on accruals, journal entries and other accounting transactions
    • Ensure that Controllership senior management is aware of status of close activities, any major risks/issues identified and the accompanying recommended actions
    • Collaborate closely with GFS to review various activities related to financial reporting, accounts receivables, accounts payable, and controllership support to deliver accurate and timely financial reports for their respective business or EA
  • Operational Excellence
    • Support Controllership senior management in executing process improvement opportunities to improve efficiency, increase digitization, and enhance value created and delivered by Controllership organization
    • Monitor quality standards for Controllership deliverables/reports owned by the team and ensure that junior members of the team meet or exceed them
    • Identify and escalate any system issues affecting financial data accuracy

Collaboration
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills by developing relationships with Controllership senior management to serve as a trusted partner who excels in supporting the business or EA
  • Develop intricate knowledge of the business or EA to ensure policies can be applied effectively
  • Ensure stakeholders across FP&A, EFA, GFS and other groups within CAO organization are informed and engaged in the execution of Controllership activities
  • Support the senior management in analyzing and reviewing the financials
  • Partner with peers within and across other business or EA Controllership teams to share ideas and collaborate on ways to improve Controllership processes

Talent
  • Leverage professional development opportunities to address feedback provided by team leaders
  • Adopt a process improvement mindset and a risk intelligent culture to be more effective in delivering Controllership services
  • Build subject matter expertise and share with team members through formal (e.g. developing and deliver training) and informal avenues

Qualifications

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related subject
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred

Experience requirements
  • 8+ years of relevant Finance experience, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Understanding of GAAP

Demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:
  • Ability to understand and support application of applicable areas of accounting policy
  • Partnering/collaborating with senior management and leadership
  • Working in virtual teams
  • Business process improvement
  • Problem solving skills
  • Quality and risk management
  • Project management
  • Ability to challenge the status quo
  • Serve as a catalyst to drive forward initiatives critical to delivering the business' strategy

Technology or other Requirements
  • Understanding and proficiency of SAP and other financial applications
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

How You'll Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.